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In the China-Cambodia "Peace Angel-2023" military medical services exercise, the Y-9 medical aircraft, as a backbone component of the Chinese military's aero-medical evacuation equipment, participated in overseas joint training and provided support service for the first time.
A survey conducted by Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun revealed that only 30 percent of the 85 WWII-related museums across Japan have long-term exhibits regarding the nation's history of aggression. None of them has exhibits dedicated to Unit 731.
The water quality and physiochemical properties collected at Yongshu Reef, Nansha Islands have been found to be similar to those of a natural salt marsh, meaning the Reef has a saline marsh with naturally grown vegetation. The change on the Nansha Islands is part of the PLA Navy's efforts to practice the important vision that "lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets."
The 20-year occupation of Afghanistan by the United States is still claiming Afghan lives and upending livelihoods.
The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark, which was visiting the Solomon Islands on the Harmonious Mission-2023, witnessed the birth of the 2nd "Peace Baby" during this mission on August 23.
The Harmonious Mission 2023 that kicked off in July has brought the Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark to countries such as Kiribati, Tonga, Vanuatu, and the Solomon Islands, where it provided medical service and held cultural exchanges.
Such high-profile revelation of US spying activities shows China has been facing a severe situation of "fighting in the hidden battlefront" as the aggressive espionage activities by the US against China are closely related to Washington's current strategy of comprehensive suppression and containment of Beijing.
Hiroshima, a city in Japan, is well known for being hit by an atom bomb in World War II, an event accelerating the surrender of Japan. As a matter of fact, Hiroshima itself was also a base used by the Empire of Japan to wage the war of aggression. There is a small island in Hiroshima prefecture called Okunoshima, which also has a terrifying name -- "Poison Gas Island".
Thousands of passengers trapped for almost four days on two trains stranded by floodwaters on Beijing's outskirts have been rescued thanks to joint efforts by soldiers, railway workers and local residents.
President Xi Jinping, also chairman of the Central Military Commission, has on multiple occasions given instructions on building a capable military. Here're some highlights of his remarks on military issues.
Today is China's Army Day, marking the 96th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army. The just-concluded PLA Air Force open-day in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, showcased some of the country's most advanced aircraft. Zhao Yunfei reports.
This combo photo shows the portrait of Ma Shixun on July 14, 2020. Born in 1932, Ma participated in the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea in 1950, serving as a statistician.
Many young Chinese may have forgotten the facts and figures of the war, but the spiritual legacy of the heroes has remained as a collective memory over the past decades as China grew into the world's second-largest economy.
Stunning maneuvers by a fleet of People's Liberation Army Air Force aircraft at the 2023 Air Force Open-House Activity and Changchun Air Show left tens of thousands of visitors enthralled on Wednesday in Changchun, capital of Jilin province.
A "peace baby" was delivered aboard the Chinese Navy's hospital ship Peace Ark, which is carrying out the Mission Harmony 2023 in Tarawa, capital of Kiribati, at 9:12 PM, July 16, local time. This is the first baby delivered by the hospital ship Peace Ark during this mission.
The "Sharp Blade-2023" International Sniper Competition is underway in Urumqi, southwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
In 1999, Zhang was demobilized from the military and assigned to work at Ji'nan Public Security Bureau. Having worked on the frontline of explosive disposal all his life, Zhang has been honored as Excellent People's Policeman and Best (Most Admirable) Retired Servicemember in China.
As China's carrier-based aircraft development takes flight, Zhang Yuliang shows he's got what it takes in his high-stakes career as a pilot, Wang Xingwei reports.
As the spokesperson of the Ministry of National Defense said, shouldering the mission of humanitarian relief, the Peace Ark upholds the belief that "life comes first" and promotes the Red Cross spirit of "humanity, fraternity and dedication". It has painted a "heart-shaped" track on the world map and became a "ship of life" for many people all over the world.
China's leading liquor maker Kweichow Moutai, with more than 100 overseas distributors, has its roots in the city of Zunyi in southwest China's Guizhou Province.
When the Communist Party of China was founded in 1921, it only had around 50 members. In more than a century, as more and more people joined the cause, its membership has surpassed 98 million.
Mustafa Ali, a young pilot who serves on a bomber unit in the People's Liberation Army Air Force, recalled that his first close encounter with foreign combat aircraft was a real test of will and skills.
Master Sergeant First Class Xu Weiming is a communication technician assigned to a submarine flotilla under the PLA Southern Theater Command. The past 28 years of service witnessed the growth of this hard-working and down-to-earth submariner.
The 3rd Chinese Peacekeeping Military Utility Helicopter Unit to UNISFA successfully completed the mission by transporting 79 UN personnel and delivering 6.5 tons of supplies to the remaining UN military personnel in Sudan.
On a fine and clear day in early summer, Ma Yinghao, a military working dog handler assigned to a guard and service company of a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army, was preparing for a parachuting exercise together with Xiaoluo, his military working dog, on a training ground in eastern Anhui Province.
Recently, a reply letter from Chinese President Xi Jinping to Bangladeshi child Alifa Chin, whose mother suffered severe heart problems in labor and was saved by military doctors sent by the visiting "Peace Ark" in 2010, drew attention to the Chinese hospital ship.
Zhou is a nurse of the 10th team of peacekeepers taking part in the UN mission in Mali, a country that has recently experienced instability and armed conflict.
At this point, the sea and air relay rescue spanning more than 100 nautical miles for nearly 20 hours successfully completed. The submarine, boat, frigate, helicopter, and ambulance have built a life passage for Dong between sea and air.
The first carrier-based aviation unit of the PLA Navy was officially established on May 10, 2013, marking a new stage for the development of aircraft carrier combat effectiveness.
In war-torn Mali, Chinese young peacekeepers have remained positive and confident, shining in their various roles to safeguard peace and bring health to this land.
Like hundreds of Chinese citizens trying to escape the fierce fighting in Sudan, Zhang Yang and his co-workers resorted to one simple means of protection — the national flag of China, which proved more than effective.
Gao Guanghui, a recruit who had just joined the army for 7 months, was shocked when he walked into the honor room of the border defense regiment in Khunjerab, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
The Chinese personnel evacuation from Sudan began on April 26 in the waters off the Red Sea, which marked the third overseas evacuation operation conducted by the PLA Navy after the ones from Libya in 2011 and Yemen in 2015 respectively.
Bearing 678 evacuees from Sudan across the Red Sea, two silver-grey Chinese navy vessels, with Chinese national flags fluttering and their pennants waving, slowly entered the port of Jeddah in western Saudi Arabia at around 10:00 a.m. local time (0700 GMT) on a sunny Thursday.
Historical materials were donated to a Chinese memorial hall as new evidence of war crimes related to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre perpetrated by the invading Japanese troops.
Over the past 27 years, Wang weaved his life closely with the death certificates for 84 martyrs who died during the Taiyuan Campaign (part of the War of Liberation) between Oct 5, 1948 and April 24, 1949.
Over 3,200 students and teachers from two high schools in Guyuan city, Ningxia Hui autonomous region, spent 16 hours on Saturday hiking to honor the memory of the nation's revolutionary martyrs ahead of Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, which falls on Wednesday this year.
Wang Chen, a native of Qingdao, Shandong Province, is a pilot cadet at the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flying College. She was enlisted by the air force as a female pilot cadet at the age of 17, flew the advanced jet trainer at the age of 20, and transited to the heavy fighter jet at the age of 23.
The Air Force said the five female flight students, who are currently in the middle of training for heavy-duty combat aircraft, recently carried out their first solo flights in the J-11 fighter jet.
Liu Yuxi, a veteran who has devoted his life to serving others, passed away in a hospital in Huzhou, Zhejiang province at the age of 94 on Tuesday and his last wish — donating his body to medical research — has been fulfilled by his family, Chinanews.com reported on Wednesday.